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Looking for work-life inspiration? If so, you’ll love our stories on the science of movement, design and agile working. Explore our expert insights.
Keeping a clean desk while working from home The introduction of home-working (a form of agile working) caught many organisations on the hop, forcing them
Having spent the last 4 weeks wiping the dining room table after breakfast and lunch to then set up my Hotbox and settle down to
Agile working won’t just happen unless it is implemented as part of a carefully considered strategy. The potential application for that methodology is broad which invariably means that a business can manifest its own interpretation of what it means to ‘go agile’.
What does the future hold for office life and is it time to stand up and ditch the office chair? Where once the idea of ‘the office’ was a fairly fixed notion – fluorescent lighting, bland, utilitarian furnishings and a cubicle-like desk set-up – the landscape today is varied and ever-changing.
Scrum is a project management method from the Agile school of thought. As you are in the interiors industry you have probably heard the word agile used already, but this agile is a different agile and the two agiles can create conflicting priorities.
Hotdesking: it’s something that can be useful for reducing costs, driving engagement and even being a workplace boredom buster. But something we’ve been thinking about recently is which working styles – agile, activity-based, flexible – work for who.
Forster Inc. is a London-based interior design consultancy with an edge, priding itself on placing people at the core of its residential and commercial design. We sit down with its founder, Rachel Forster, to discuss the ideal workspace, forthcoming workplace trends plus its collaboration with Hotbox.
I was very lucky to have had a week off recently somewhere sunny and warm and when I’m away there is nothing, I like more than lying on a sunbed or sat in a beach side bar watching the world go by. I am always fascinated by human behaviour and how people’s behaviour does not change whether in work or at play, at home or abroad.